• Universiti Malaya Library
  • query_perpustakaan@um.edu.my
  • +603 79567800


The Division is responsible for the acquisition of library materials in the form of books, serials (printed and electronic), non-book materials (audio/video tapes, microforms, CD-ROM etc.) and newspapers (local and international). Acquisition is done through purchase, subscription and gift and exchange arrangements. Purchases and subscriptions are mainly through local agents or directly from publishers.  The Division is also responsible for maintaining the fiscal records of library funds for the purchase of materials.


  • Acquisition of library materials
  • Maintaining the fiscal records of library funds

Collection Development Policy

  • All scholarly Malaysiana materials to be acquired.
  • At least 80% of the titles from the reading list for all courses offered to be made available.
  • Fund allocation to follow a ratio of 60% for science and 40% for the arts and social sciences.
  • To acquire free range reading materials consisting of novels, biographies, general knowledge, hobbies, recreation, etc.
  • To purchase materials for research.
  • Access, currency and cost factors will be considered in order to purchase/subscribe to the electronic materials.

The Team

Name Position Email Phone. No Profile Image
Ratnawati Sari Mohd Amin Deputy Chief Librarian, HOD ratna@um.edu.my +60379673383
Haniza Adnan Senior Librarian ahaniza@um.edu.my +60379673382
Nurul Hasni Abu Hassan Librarian nurulhasni@um.edu.my +60379673294
Hairul Hisyam Husin Librarian Assistant syam007@um.edu.my  +60379673295
Reena Tangai Raju@Thanga‚Äč Raju Librarian Assistant r4reena@um.edu.my +60379673380
Noor Khairiah Islan Senior Librarian Assistant noorki@um.edu.my  +0379673380
Muhammad Firdaus Nor A'Zaid Librarian Assistant mfirdausazaid@um.edu.my +60379673295
Mohd Shahril Abdul Rahman Senior Librarian Assistant areel_85@um.edu.my  +0379673380
Khairul Nizam Bin Sidak Librarian Assistant khairulnizam@um.edu.my +60379673295
Norashikin Ismail Administrative Assistant (C/O) shikin@um.edu.my +60379673380
Taufek Daunar Operation Assistant taufek@um.edu.my +6079673295

Last Update: 22/08/2023